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How Concerned Should You Be About a Stroke?

When it comes to diseases that sit on most of our radars, heart disease and cancer consistently rank near the top; however, while stokes don’t play a huge factor for most people—even when they know someone who has had one—it’s important to realize that their frequency means they should be a major concern for all of us, especially when the consequences can be life-changing

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Help Manage Carotid Artery Disease with Lifestyle Changes

Having a diagnosis of carotid artery disease (CAD) can be frightening since your carotid arteries supply the brain with blood. When they become narrow—usually as a result of atherosclerosis, which is a buildup of cholesterol and other material—blood clots or plaque may restrict blood flow to the brain, causing a stroke. While procedures meant to restore blood flow to the brain are often used to address serious blockages, they do not control

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After a Stroke: What Caregivers Should Know

If you know someone who has suffered a stroke, you may know what a challenge recovery is for everyone involved. While we all hope that it doesn’t happen to us or to someone we know, it’s always important to have an understanding of what you should know if it does.

ASK QUESTIONS…AND THEN ASK SOME MORE. If you’ve been tasked with caring for someone who has suffered a stroke, pay attention to what medications they’ve been prescribed and ask about their side effects. Other important questions

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Why You Should Always Choose a Vascular Surgeon for Varicose Vein Treatment

If you’ve been struggling with unsightly and potentially painful varicose veins, the variety of clinics and treatment centers claiming that they can easily remedy your problem may seem a bit overwhelming. In general, shopping for the right doctor for any issue may take some time. However, it’s important to know what to look for when selecting the right vein clinic or specialist because at the end of the day, not all offices are created equal.

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Aneurysms

An aneurysm is a ballooning or dilation of a blood vessel to more than 150% of its normal size. This is caused by damage to the lining ...

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Carotid Disease

Stroke, sometimes caused by Carotid Disease, is the 3rd leading cause of death in the United States with >750,000 new cases each year ...

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Peripheral Artery Disease

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a common circulatory problem that affects 12 million people in the United States. It occurs when plaque ...

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Venous Disease

Venous disease refers to all conditions caused by abnormal or diseased veins, usually involving veins in the legs or arms, but can also ...

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